Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

  Growing up in El Paso, Texas,  I was surrounded by rich Mexican culture. One of the celebrations that was prevalent in my childhood was Dia de Los Muertos. It wasn't just a holiday celebrated by my grandparents, it was a holiday that I participated in by dancing with the Folklorico group around the city. … Continue reading Celebrating Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead

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Learning About My Culture Through Music and Dance

  Early on my parents enrolled my older sister and I in dance class. They could have enrolled us in ballet, jazz, or tap but they chose to put us in Folklorico. I remember I must have been around 6 or 7 when I had my first class. I had my red practice skirt, my … Continue reading Learning About My Culture Through Music and Dance